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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by JustJosh, Sep 26, 2016.

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    1. JustJosh
      Depressed

      JustJosh Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise Induced
      Well hi

      I'm Josh I'm 16 and for a number of months now I've had noise-induced tinnitus most likely from band practice which at the time didn't seem too loud and didn't measure as too loud on a decibel meter but looking back it was probably the repeated exposure that did it. Also going to see the Green Day musical twice definitely didn't help. Never have I ever wished for silence more than I do now. I still hope that someday it'll go away and I'll be able hear the sounds I used to love without this constant whining but at this stage I find it unlikely. Had to give up so much for this stupid condition and although I acknowledge my T probably isn't as bad as many others on this forum, for me it's soul destroying. Any information or help would be greatly appreciated because despite research and seeing GPs a multiple times I've found little information about whether T ever truly goes away, how severe my T really is or any such info. But as I said here I am and really any information would mean a lot. Thanks.
       
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    2. billie48
      Sunshine

      billie48 Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Research

      Location:
      Vancouver, Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      03/2009
      Welcome to the forum. In coping with T, try your very best to be positive, because anxiety and stress can aggravate T. So if you think your T isn't as bad as others and it isn't that loud, then count it as a positive. You are also very young. Young bodies can heal much faster than the older folks. You can never rule out if T will truly go away because your T is new and that there are people who's T do fade over time. Even if it doesn't go away, people find ways to habituate to T . Just read the success stories so and you will find many young people who do get better. Here are some samples.

      success story of 17 years old Zach:
      http://www.tinnitustalk.com/threads/fake-it-until-you-make-it.7590/

      success story of Jari with T since 12 years old:
      http://www.tinnitustalk.com/threads/new.7670/

      lana got T at 15 and getting better:
      https://www.tinnitustalk.com/threads/positivity.13050/

      Also, here is a thread from TT for new T sufferers. It has step by step instructions for you. It also has link to audio player as well as well known tinnitus organizations like ATA & BTA where you will find more info about T. The more you understand T and what you are going through, the less stressful you are and that is then helpful for you to recover.

      http://www.tinnitustalk.com/panic/
       
    3. unicorn penguin
      Starving

      unicorn penguin Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      24/08/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      Hi! I don't have answers for all your doubts and stuff but i'm just a couple of years older than you and if you ever need someone to talk to, dont hesitate to leave a message at my inbox...
      Good luck and i hope you get better :huganimation::welcomesignanimation:
       

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